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The In Crowd (1988)

 -  Drama | Music  -  February 1988 (USA)
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A young man of the rock and roll generation is in his senior year of high school. When one day he successfully gets on a popular teen dance television show he becomes a star. The plot ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Del (as Donovan Leitch)
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Perry Parker
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Vicky
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Morris
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Dugan
Wendy Gazelle ...
Gail
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Popeye (as Sean Gregory Sullivan)
Charlotte d'Amboise ...
Ina
Page Hannah ...
Lydia
Mark Soper ...
Station Manager
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Orson
Richard Schave ...
Tucker
Matthew Nasatir ...
Bernstein
John R. Russell ...
Ming
Elliott Alexander ...
Jack Goron
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Storyline

A young man of the rock and roll generation is in his senior year of high school. When one day he successfully gets on a popular teen dance television show he becomes a star. The plot follows him as he lives his new life in his new world. What he finds are adoring fans, jealous rivals, bitter friends left behind, and the girl of his dreams...his dance partner. Written by P. Wong <pwong@nt.net>

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They had all the moves!

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Drama | Music

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February 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dance Party  »

Box Office

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$124,880 (USA)
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Trivia

There was a lawsuit involving this movie. The Perry Parker character was based on a Phildelphia Disc Jockey named Jerry Blavat, who sued to keep the movie from being released. The producers of the movie settled with Blavat out of court. See more »

Quotes

Perry Parker: You know I... I talk to my teens about love, and I always say "This crazy thing called love, it makes you laugh, it makes you cry...but hey, man, it's what makes the world go 'round." Now, dying for love? Whoa! That's too momentous! I mean it's good for the books, but not for teens. Now, on the other hand, there's nothing wrong with a teen king or a teen queen FEELING like you could die for love. That way, you'd cherish every dance and you'd never waste a kiss.
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A great sense of time and Place of Philadelphia at the 60's end
24 May 2000 | by (Ambler, PA) – See all my reviews

If you lived through the Jerry Blavat Era in Philadelphia [c.1964-1969], this movie is a mirror of life. The locale's, mostly Cheltenham, Philadelphia and Wildwood touch a nerve of conciousness to all who lived through that turbulent time period.

It is too bad that there is no sound track album, because it is exemplary. I can still feel the music pounding through my brain when I watch this film, as I did when I danced to it in real life.

I highly recommend the film for a reminder of simpler times-and the closing "Like a Rolling Stone" is just the capstone on the end of an era.


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